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Tools > PARTICLE FORGE


Interactive particle effect editor
made by ArchaicVirus
uploaded by ArchaicVirus
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Key Features
- Create and export particle systems to use in your TIC-80 game
- Easily customize particle behavior via GUI with buttons and text input
- In-editor documentation (via hover-text, toggleable from settings menu)
- Persistent editor settings (saves prefs to pmem)
- Use sprites or primitives for particle display
- Sprites with red & brown pixels can be re-colored with color settings
- Primitives can have up to 31 colors
- Exports emitters in lua table format through the console
- Performance indicators for fine-tuning (FPS & total particle count)
- Load previously exported emitters (after adding the exported table to particle_defs.lua)
- Uses both vbank() layers for up to 31 color particles
- Re-arrange particle draw order
- Clone particle channels
*Some settings have alternate functions, to view them, hover and hold SHIFT
*Designed for the PRO version of TIC-80
*Please see link below for example cart template, (for implementation)

Source code & template: https://github.com/archaicvirus/ParticleForge

Comments


TylerDurden

I love this! the GUI is so cool too

ArchaicVirus

@TylerDurden Thank you so much! Feel free to poke through gui.lua for most of the ui widgets (I believe a few things are drawn from the main file as well)


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